ST. PETERS, Mo. — Alec Enyeart had the hair cut of an old man, while Isaac Lee needed a walker to help him leave from the MSHSAA Class 1 swimming and diving championships held at the St. Peters Rec-Plex on Saturday, Nov. 10.
The belief didn’t seem to extend far outside of the inner circle when the season began.
PARKVILLE, Mo. — The Park University volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday afternoon in a five-set thriller to Columbia College in the American Midwest Conference tournament title game at Breckon Sports Center.
Platte County’s Alex Beall continues to add to his banner swim team season.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In less than five months, Lelise MeKinnon transformed from a transfer student that no one knew much about to a state qualifier for Park Hill.
WELLINGTON, Mo. — Giving up three unanswered scores became too big a hurdle for North Platte to overcome on Friday, Nov. 2. Playing Wellington-Napoleon in a Class 1 District 7 semifinal game, the North Platte Panthers were right with the Wellington-Napoleon Tigers until late in the first quarter, but the home team surged ahead late in the quarter and pulled away with a 46-30 victory at Bodenhamer Field.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Park Hill South had the top finishers in the boys and girls Class 4 cross country championship races held on Saturday, Nov. 3.
Platte County and Excelsior Springs — separated by just 45 miles of Highway 92 — last week crossed paths in football for the first time since 1915. Perhaps ironically, the visitors showed up perhaps running the same offense they did more than 100 years earlier in the only other meeting between the two schools.
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For most of Friday night, Park Hill South played careless-free football.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. — One by one, Park Hill soccer coach Josh Marchbank accepted congratulations from Trojan supporters.
Up against a roaring Bishop LeBlond home crowd and the possibility of coming away with no score after a holding penalty called back North Platte’s first touchdown, it took all of about five seconds for coach Reis Wright to make up his mind on the next play.
Park Hill got a break when it needed it most, but when the defense needed to make a stop it didn’t happen.
West Platte will get a chance to defend their Class 1 girls title, part of a record-setting day for the cross country program.
The volleyball playoffs have not been kind to West Platte in the past.
Platte County knew there might be a need to provide the energy and motivation in the Class 4 District 8 opener. Facing a quick postseason rematch with overmatched Winnetonka for the second time in three years, the Pirates found both in the first two plays Friday, Oct. 26 at Pirate Stadium.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The final point that secured Park Hill's playoff berth on Wednesday, Oct. 24 could be one talked about for quite some time.
Park Hill won 4-2 in penalty kicks against Lee’s Summit West in a Suburban Conference Gold Division game on Monday, Oct. 22.
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